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Championship: Scott Margereson Wins the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown!

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 38: 300,000/600,000 with 100,000 ante

Faraz Jaka (left) and Scott Margereson (right) await the flop on the final hand

Scott Margereson moved all in from the button and Faraz Jaka called all in for 12,375,000.

Jaka turned over ac8c and needed to hold against Margereson’s qhjs.

The flop came qdjh9c and Margereson flopped two-pair to take the lead.

The turn was the 7h which was no help to Jaka. The river was the ah and Margereson’s two-pair held to eliminate Jaka in second place ($454,496).

Scott Margereson – WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Champion ($696,740)
Faraz Jaka – Eliminated

Championship: Scott Margereson Takes One

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
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Level 33: 300,000/600,000 with 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,309

Faraz Jaka limped the small blind and Scott Margereson checked his option in the big blind.

The flop came 6d4d4c, Margereson checked and Jaka bet 600,000. Margereson  raised to 1,800,000. Jaka called.

The turn brought the 7c, and both players checked.

The river was the qc, Margereson bet 3,200,000 and Jaka folded. Margereson scooped the pot.

Championship: Faraz Jaka Takes One with Two-Pair

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 37: 250,000/500,000 with 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,309

It was limped to the 8c7s5d flop, Margereson checked and Jaka bet 600,000. Margereson called.

The turn brought the ks, Margereson checked and Jaka bet 1,600,000. Margereson called.

The river was the 5s, Margereson checked and Jaka bet 3,200,000. Margereson called. Faraz tabled kh8h for two pair and Margereson mucked.

Championship: Faraz Jaka Called Scott Margereson’s Bluff

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 36: 200,000/400,000 with 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,309

Faraz Jaka

Faraz Jaka limped for 400,000, and Scott Margereson checked his option in the big blind.

Both players check to the turn on a board of Kd8d7c9s, Margereson bet 650,000, and Jaka called.

The river brought the ad and Margereson bet 3,000,000. Jaka used  one of his time chips before calling with 7s5c for the winning pair of sevens. Margereson  showed 10d5h for ten high.

Championship: Scott Margereson Puts the Pressure On

$3,500 WPT Showdown Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 36: 200,000/400,000 with 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 1,309

Scott Margereson opened to 800,000 and Faraz Jaka called.

The flop came ac10d4d, Jaka checked and Margereson  bet 1,000,000. Jaka called.

The turn is the 4c, Jaka checked, and Margereson bet 2,200,000 winning himself the pot.